SB 767 Designates several highways and bridges and creates or modifies several special license plates
Sponsor: Goodman
LR Number: 5761L.08C Fiscal Note available
Committee: Transportation
Last Action: 5/18/2012 - Requests to Recede or Grant Conference Calendar--SCS for SBs 767, 653, 754, 705, 441, 528, 831, 833 & 847-Goodman, with HCS, as amended (Senate requests House recede & take up and pass bill) Journal Page:
Title: HCS SCS SBs 767, 653, 754, 705, 441, 528, 831, 833 & 847 Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2012
House Handler: Sater

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HCS/SCS/SBs 767, 653, 754, 705, 441, 528, 831, 833 & 847 - This act designates several highways and creates numerous special license plates.

NAVY CROSS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE - This act allows recipients of Navy Cross medals to apply for and receive Navy Cross special license plates. Navy Cross recipients who desire Navy Cross special license plates must pay $15 in addition to regular registration fees. The fee for personalizing such plates is waived (Section 301.3052).

SGT. ISSAC B. JACKSON MEMORIAL HIGHWAY - This act designates a portion of Missouri Route 116 located in Clinton County as the "Sgt. Issac B. Jackson Memorial Highway". The Department of Transportation shall erect and maintain appropriate signs designating such highway, with the costs to be paid for by private donation. This provision is from SB 653 (2012)(Section 227.307).

SPC. JAMES BURNETT, JR. MEMORIAL HIGHWAY - This act designates a portion of Missouri Route 25 in Stoddard County from the city limits of Advance to one mile south of the city limits as the "Spc. James Burnett, Jr. Memorial Highway". The Department of Transportation shall erect and maintain appropriate signs designating such highway, with the costs to be paid for by private donation. This portion of the act is from SB 754 (2012)(Section 227.395).

MISSOURI FOX TROTTING HIGHWAY - This act designates a portion of Highway 5 between the city of Ava and Mansfield as the "Missouri Fox Trotting Highway". The costs of such designation shall be paid for by private donation. The portion of the act is identical to SB 831 and HB 1107 (2012)(Section 227.501).

BOB WATTS MEMORIAL BICYCLE & PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE - This act designates the pedestrian and bicycle path on the Heart of America Bridge in Kansas City as the "Bob Watts Memorial Bicycle & Pedestrian Bridge". This portion of the act is identical to SB 833 and HB 1261 (2012)(Section 227.503).

DARRELL B ROEGNER MEMORIAL HIGHWAY - This act designates a portion of 64/40 in St. Charles County shall be designated the "Darrell B Roegner Memorial Highway". Costs for such designation shall be paid by private donations. This portion of the act is identical to SB 847 and HB 1737 (2012)(Section 227.509).

HARRIETT WOODS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY - This act designates a portion of Interstate 170 in St. Louis County as the "Harriett Woods Memorial Highway" (Section 1).

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES - This act modifies the law with respect to the Breast Cancer Awareness Trust Fund and the issuance of Breast Cancer Awareness special license plates. Under the act, moneys transferred to the trust fund shall be distributed by the Director of Revenue to the Department of Health and Senior Services (current law directs it to the Friends of Missouri Women's Council). The act also modifies the Breast Cancer Awareness license plate statute by removing all references to the Missouri Women's Council. The act requires the $25 annual contribution for the Breast Cancer Awareness license plate to be deposited in the Missouri Public Health Services Fund to support breast cancer awareness activities conducted by the Department of Health and Senior Services. This portion of the act is from SB 705 (2012)(Sections 143.1009 and 301.3084).

MISSOURI JUNIOR GOLD FOUNDATION SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES - This act allows motorists to obtain Missouri Junior Golf Foundation special license plates. In order to obtain Missouri Junior Golf Foundation license plates, a motorist must pay a $25 emblem-used contribution fee to the Missouri Junior Golf Foundation. After obtaining an emblem-use authorization statement from the Missouri Junior Golf Foundation, the motorist must pay a $15 fee to the Department of Revenue in addition to regular registration fees. A motorist who was previously issued Missouri Junior Golf Foundation plates and who does not provide an emblem-use authorization statement at a subsequent time of registration will be issued new plates which do not bear the Missouri Junior Golf Foundation's emblem. This portion of the act is from SB 441 (2012)(Section 301.473).

I HAVE A DREAM SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES - This act allows motorists to obtain "I HAVE A DREAM" special license plates after making an annual contribution of $25 to the Martin Luther King Jr. State Celebration Commission Fund. The act requires all contributions be credited to the Martin Luther King Jr. State Celebration Commission Fund. Moneys in the fund shall be used for the sole purpose of funding appropriate activities for the recognition and celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Missouri. Upon payment of the $25 contribution to the Martin Luther King Jr. state celebration commission fund, the payment of a $15 fee in addition to regular registration fees, and the presentment of other legal documents, the director shall issue to the vehicle owner the "I HAVE A DREAM" special license plates. The act requires the director to consult with the Martin Luther King Jr. State Celebration Commission and the Office of Administration when formulating the design for the "I HAVE A DREAM" special license plate. This portion of the act is from SB 528 (2012)(Section 301.3165).

LCPL PATRICK W. SCHIMMEL MEMORIAL HIGHWAY - The act designates a portion of Missouri Highway C in Lincoln County as the "LCPL Patrick W. Schimmel Memorial Highway" (Section 227.394).

STAN THE MAN MUSIAL MISSISSIPPI RIVER EXPRESSWAY BRIDGE - The act designates the new bridge in downtown St. Louis as the "Stan 'The Man' Musial Mississippi River Expressway Bridge". The naming is contingent upon an agreement made with the state of Illinois regarding the name of such bridge. The Department of Transportation shall erect and maintain appropriate signs designating such bridge, with the costs for such designation to be paid for by private donations (Section 227.419).

SERGEANT JOE C. SPECKER MEMORIAL HIGHWAY - This act designates a portion of Interstate 70 in Lafayette County as the "Sergeant Joe C. Specker Memorial Highway" (Section 2227.428).

CHIEF OF POLICE JERRY E. HICKS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY - This act designates a portion highway 8 in St. Francois County as the "Chief of Police Jerry E. Hicks Memorial Highway" (Section 227.505).

MATTHEW J. ENGLAND MEMORIAL HIGHWAY - This act designates a portion of U.S. Highway 160 in the City of Gainesville as the "Matthew J. England Memorial Highway" (Section 227.506).

CORPORAL FRANK BUCKLES MEMORIAL HIGHWAY - This act designates a portion of U.S. Highway 136 as the "Corporal Frank Buckles Memorial Highway", with the additional words "World War I Last Surviving Veteran" to appear on the line below on the memorial sign designation (Section 227.507).

STAFF SERGEANT NORMAN INMAN MEMORIAL HIGHWAY - This act designates a portion of Highway 21 in Iron County as the "Staff Sergeant Norman J. Inman Memorial Highway" (Section 227.508).

TROOPER FRED F. GUTHRIE JR. MEMORIAL HIGHWAY - This act designates a portion of Interstate 29 in Platte County as the "Trooper Fred F. Guthrie Jr. Memorial Highway" (Section 227.510).

CHRISTOPHER S. KIT BOND HIGHWAY - This act designates a portion of Business Route 54 within the city limits of Mexico, in Audrain County, as the "Christopher S. 'Kit' Bond Highway" (Section 227.511).

AMVETS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY - This act designates a portion of Route 94 in Callaway County as the "AMVETS Memorial Highway" (Section 227.512).

PURPLE HEART TRAIL - This act designates a portion of Interstate 70 and the portion of Interstate 44 as the "Purple Heart Trail" (Section 227.513).

CASS COUNTY - THE BURNT DISTRICT SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE - This act modifies provisions relating to the "CASS COUNTY - THE BURNT DISTRICT" special license plate. Under current law, 80% of the $25 annual contribution fee is distributed to the Cass County public safety and 20% of the fee is distributed to the Cass County parks and recreation department. Under the terms of the act, the distribution of the annual contribution fee is modified so that 70% of the fee is distributed to public safety, 15% is distributed to the Cass County Historical Society, and 15% is distributed to the Cass County parks and recreation department.

The act further specifies that prior to the issuance of the specialty personalized plate, the Department of Revenue must be in receipt of an application as prescribed by the department director and be accompanied by a list of at least 200 potential applicants, the proposed art design for the specialty plate, and an application fee not to exceed $5,000. The act provides that the special license plate shall be redesigned unless the organization pays the department director in advance for all redesigned plate fees. This provision is contained in HB 1269 (2012)(Section 301.3161).

WILD TURKEY FEDERATION - This act allows members of the National Wild Turkey Federation to apply for and receive special license plates bearing the emblem of the National Wild Turkey Federation after paying a $15 emblem-use contribution to the National Wild Turkey Federation and other registration fees required by law (Section 301.4036).

GO TEAM USA LICENSE PLATES - This act allows motorists to obtain United States Olympic Committee special license plates under certain conditions. In order to obtain the special license plates, motorists must pay a $25 emblem use contribution to the United States Olympic Committee and pay a $15 fee in addition to regular registration fees. The $25 emblem-use contribution must be split equally between the Springfield Olympic community development program and the United States Olympic Committee. The special license plate shall bear the words "GO TEAM USA" at the bottom of the plate. Prior to the issuance of the specialty plate, a list of at least 200 potential applicants for the plate, the proposed design of the plate, and an application fee not to exceed $5,000 must be submitted to the Department of Revenue (Section 301.4039). This provision is also contained in HB 1668 (2012).

AMERICAN RED CROSS LICENSE PLATES - This act allows persons to obtain Missouri Chapter American Red Cross specialty personalized license plates. In order to obtain the special license plate, a person must pay a $25 emblem-use contribution to the American Red Cross Trust Fund, submit an application to the Department of Revenue accompanied by an emblem-use authorization statement, and pay a $15 fee in addition to regular registration fees. The special license plate shall bear the words "PROUD SUPPORTER" at the bottom of the license plate. Prior to the issuance of the specialty plate, a list of at least 200 potential applicants for the plate, the proposed design of the plate, and an application fee not to exceed $5,000 must be submitted to the Department of Revenue (Section 301.4040). This provision is also contained in HB 1641 (2012).

NRA SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES - The allows member of the National Rifle Association to obtain special license plates under certain conditions (Section 301.4041).

PONY EXPRESS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES - This act allows motorists to obtain "PONY EXPRESS" specialty license plates under certain conditions. This provision is also contained in HB 1864 (2012)(Section 301.4042).

WOMEN VETERANS - This act allows any woman who currently serves in any branch of the United States Armed Forces or who was honorably discharged from such service to obtain special license plates with the words "WOMEN VETERANS". The act sets forth the conditions for obtaining such plates (Section 301.4043).

CENTENNIAL BUSINESSES - The act requires the Department of Transportation to designate 1078 South Jefferson Street in Lebanon recognizing the "Independent Stave Company" as a centennial business. The act further requires the Department of Transportation shall designate 111 West Broadway in Bolivar recognizing "Douglas, Haun and Heidemann, P.C." as a centennial business.

STEPHEN WITTE